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Train Information to Riga from Manchester

distanceDistance1056 miles (1703 km)
changesDirect trainYes

Trains from Manchester to Riga cover the 1056 miles (1703 km) long trip with our travel partners like. There are direct train services available.

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FAQs
Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Manchester and Riga?

Travel by train between Manchester, United Kingdom and Riga, Latvia is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Riga from Manchester restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Latvia from Manchester?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Riga, Latvia?

The government of Latvia has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 07/12/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Riga from Manchester closer to your date of departure here.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Manchester, United Kingdom from Riga, Latvia?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Riga to Manchester is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to United Kingdom from Latvia?

Reentry to United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Latvia

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Riga?

What are the entry requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 2 for vaccinated travellers
  • 2-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals with a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Manchester, United Kingdom?

The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

Last verified on 07/12/2021. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Riga to Manchester train here.

What is the distance by train from Manchester to Riga?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance from Manchester to Riga via train to be approximately 1056 miles (1703 km).

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Manchester
Riga
The major railway station for departures from Manchester is Manchester Piccadilly. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Manchester Piccadilly for your trip between Manchester and Riga.
Amenities at station
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LockersLockers
ParkingParking
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phone
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 04: 30 - 22: 30 | Sun: 07: 00 - 22: 30
Public transport options for Manchester Piccadilly
Bus lines: 1, 2, 3, 147
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales